[ppml] Policy Proposal: 2007-12 IPv4 Countdown Policy Proposal

Alex Huppenthal alex at aspenworks.com
Wed Mar 21 17:00:59 EDT 2007

Have we talked about a trade-out program?

On Mar 21, 2007, at 2:01 PM, James Jun wrote:

>> How do you market something that the need of which hasn't even been
>> proven?
> Exactly, and it is your position to force it down to everyone when  
> as you
> stated, the protocol's needs have not been proven?  Perhaps we  
> should more
> focus in proving the needs of the protocol before forcing it down on
> everyone by setting artificial time for IPv4 withdrawal.
> I am puzzled as to your exact position on what to do after the T- 
> date.  What
> exactly is your position to do after the artificial T-date?  Do you  
> support
> switching to IPv6 by the determined date?  Or are we just declaring  
> that we
> artificially set date for end-of-the-world and letting people  
> ponder what to
> do?
> This proposal is flawed because it offers no solution on what to do  
> past the
> artificial IPv4 termination date, nor does it offer any easier  
> solutions on
> how to make IPv6 transition easier, cheaper and more preferable for  
> the
> majority in the industry.  It simply assumes that LIRs would just  
> migrate to
> IPv6 simply by threatening them with artificially set timelines.   
> Don't
> expect every CEO sitting in plane reading those so-called magazines to
> always call their MIS/IT department to ask what the hell happened;  
> some will
> resort to frivolous lawsuits.
> james
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